A Florida resident, Ed Schmidt Jr. AKA The Golf Travel Guru is a full-time, independent writer with more than 3,000 articles and columns published in international, national, regional and local publications, including the Robb Report, Travel & Leisure Golf, Golf Partners Magazine, Golf Magazine, Golfweek, Golf for Women, Stratos Magazine, Private Clubs Magazine, Corporate Meetings and Incentives Magazine, Successful Meetings, The Meeting Professional Magazine, Meetings Focus Magazine, Travel Guide to Florida and Travelmuse.com, Shark.com, Cvent.com, Golf Partners online, TravelGolf.com, EuropeGolf.com and WorldGolf.com
Widely recognized as one of the industry's foremost experts on golf travel, Schmidt is the author of three books, Florida Golf Getaways, 52 Great Florida Golf Getaways and Central Florida Visions.
|At Gleneagles Resort in Scotland|
|At Mission Hills Resort in China|
Schmidt is a member of the Golf Writers Association of America, International Golf Travel Writers Association and International Travel Writers Alliance. In a twenty-four year career Schmidt's research treks for travel stories have taken him to exotic locales around the world like China, Kenya, Tunisia, the Canary Islands, Bermuda, Argentina, Brazil and Slovenia. Some of the amazing golf destinations where The Golf Travel Guru has roamed the fairways, include Scotland, Southwest England, Wales, Ireland and Portugal.
|Pinehurst Resort in North Carolina|